Police officer Jason Van Dyke appears at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on June 2, 2017. Antonio Perez/Pool/Chicago Tribune

Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In 16-Shot Slaying Of Laquan McDonald

Jason Van Dyke escaped a first-degree murder conviction, but was also convicted of 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, which carries a minimum six-year term.

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Lori Lightfoot Moves To Disband Chicago’s School Board, Setting Up Major Shift

Lightfoot, who was sworn in Monday, campaigned on a promise to support a switch from a school board appointed by the mayor to one selected by the public.

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Instagram-Friendly BomboBar Adds A Bright New Flavor To Gelato Lineup

The new flavor, Sugar Clouds, will taste like sugar cookies and be topped with glitter sprinkles.